AARP Colorado would like to inform you of a professional staged reading of the groundbreaking play Still in the Game, part of a trilogy of plays on Aging in America written by Robert F. Benjamin.
The introduction of a serious illness or disability disrupts the stability of a family system. A family’s response to stress is predicated on several factors: family structure, communication patterns, family history, and belief systems. With
Do you hear the word “death” and want to run the other way? Do you have unanswered questions about the subject? In this five-part discussion series, you’ll get answers from qualified experts on death and dying. No question is too weird or off limits!
At some point, caregivers wear out and truly need to tap into other resources for help. But where does one start and what is available in the community? This session will review a variety of helpful community resources and explain how
For older adults, limiting driving or stopping driving altogether can represent the end of freedom and independence. Family members may feel angry, frustrated, or guilty about making driving-related decisions. How do you talk to someone
How many of us have planned to age well? Quite often, due to our aversion to death and the aging process, we disregard the need to plan for our physical and cognitive demise. In order to plan well, we must realistically assess our
Caregiving in the 21st century is an interesting journey. We’ll examine the demographic trends and societal changes in the U.S. that are fueling growing concerns about aging, illness, and caregiving. We need to prepare to care for ourselves and our loved ones. Being proactive always beats being reactive when it comes to reducing stress!
One of the greatest stressors of being a caregiver for an older adult is the emotional rollercoaster ride that comes with the role. It’s important to know that you’re not alone in this experience. In this session, you’ll learn how to listen
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